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Golden 3elt Members Will Meet at Bonner Spring. f.FniOVE EnlSTOV'S ATTITUDE ; Takes the Bight Stand on Boad Law, Say Motorists. 2fw Code Has Been Issued for Pedestrians. TORCAR NEUS Sereral Topeka Antolsts Will Attend Road Meeting. Among Topckans who are planning to attend the annual meeting of the Gold en Belt Road association at Bonner .Springs, March 12, are: Clarence Jor dan, secretary of the Kansas State Automobile association; J. Will Kelley, secretary of the Commercial club, ana George W. StansfleM. a vice president of the association. A reception will be held for the vis itors at Bonner Springs Athletic rooms from 11 to 12 o'clock on the morning of the meeting. There will be a business men's luncheon at the Bonner Springs hotel at 12:80 o'clock. A prominent road man will speak at this hour.- A Murines session will be held between 2:30 and 3:30 o'clock. WUI Wire Senator Bristow. Kansans are requested to wire Sena tor Joseph L. Bristow their apprecia tion of his stand relative to road legis lation by Frank A. Davis of Herington, secretary of the National Old Trails Road department of the National High ways association. Following is a cir cular letter received from Mr. Davis by prominent Topeka good roads en thusiasts: - "Again is the time ripe for action on the road question. "The house of representatives has passed the Shackleford bill by an over whelming majority, but this majority does not indicate these congressmen iwere all for this one particular bill but It does show that they were afraid to vote against any measure labeled Good Roads.' "After a thorough stmdy of the bill we are convinced that very little real road work will result from the pro visions of this bill and that It will not help at all in any -Interstate or trans continental project." "We believe, however, that It Is ef fectually bottled up in the senate. "Our Senator Joseph L. Bristow, who is a member of the postoffice and post roads committee to which this bill will be referred, says: " 'If we are going to make a fed eral contribution to the creation of a good road system in the United States, let us make it openly and squarely and fairly for that purpose and not hide behind a flimsy subterfuge as in this bill.' "Now in order to let him know of our appreciation of his stand on this question we request you to wire him messages of commendation. "Remember this must be absolute ly non-political and should be signed by patriotic citizens in your commun ity who are big enough to look over party politics when a man takes a stand against a wrong principle con cerning the distribution of the public moneys." Code for Pedestrians. The American Automobile associa tion has issued a set of rules and reg ulations which It recommends for adoption by local law making bodies. The rules Include special regulations for pedestrians which are interesting because at present they are not in cluded In any municipal code. The rules are as follows: . Section 1. Pedestrians shall keep to the right and shall not stop or stand on sidewalks or road crossings so as to ob struct their free use by others. Sec. 2. Pedestrians shall not stand or walk on or in any way occupy roads or roadways except while crossing same at indicated crossings. Sec. 3. Pedestrians shall not step upon a roadway from a sidewalk or at crossings or elsewhere without first looking to see all traffic approaching that point from either direction, and they shall not cross the roadway diag onally or at any other point except at regular indicated crossings. Neglect to observe the requirements of this sec tion shall be prima facie evidence of gross negligence and carelessness, and, in case of accident resulting in injury. the responsibility for said accident shall be placed upon the person so injured unless it can be proven otherwise. Nothing in this regulation, however, hall relieve drivers of vehicles from being constantly vigilant, exercising all reasonable care to avoid injury to per sons and property. ' Sec. 4. Pedestrians shall have the Tight of way over all vehicles at des ignated road crossings only, but in crossing they shall not loiter and shall continue to cross the road without stopping. Sec. 5. No person shall jump, hang or ride upon any vehicle while stand ing without the consent of the owner, and under no circumstances while in motion, while the vehicle is on a road Or roadway. Bar Roller Skates. Sec. 6. No person shall use roller skates, coasters, tricycles or any other vehicle, toy or other article or wheels or runners (excepting bicycles), or op- t .r . Y i vtfj i luff4- Enf emio Zapata (left) and FmlHsno Zapata. Mexico City, March 7. The for eigners of this city fear the revolution of the south more - than the one of the north. It is genci-ally believed that the worst scenes of looting and carnage ever witnessed here would result should the Zapatas and their bandit band march victorious into Mexico City. Emiliano Zapata has been called the greatest bandit who ever lived, not even barring Attila the Hun; the one New World savage more blood thirsty than Geronimo. He has fought and conquered the armies of four governments, and is today ravag ing an area larger than the states of New York and Texas combined. He has seized forty towns, put more than 3,000 men, women and children to the sword; taken or de stroyed more t than $100,000,00(1 worth of property; killed some thou sands of federal soldiers In open combat and rides today at the head of a well-armed, finely mounted force of 10,000 cavalry. s The Zapata brothers fought In turn always triumphantly the armies of President Porflrio Diaz, Francisco Leon de la Barra and Francisco I. Madero. In April last, when General Huerta assumed power, he deter mined to make peace with these dan gerous bandits if possible. To Kmiliano Zapata he offered full pardon for all past crimes and com mand of all the Mexican rurales, or federal mounted police. To Eufemlo Zapata he also offered pardon and the governorship of the state of Morelos. The Zapata brothers not only spurned these offers, but they arrested and threw into prison the envoy of the government Pascual Orozco, Sr., father of the northern rebel leader, who has joined the Huerta govern ment. Before making this offer. General Huerta, acting on instructions from Felix Diaz, sent twenty-seven men, each ignorant of the other's presence, into Morelos and Guerrero, with the offer of a reward of $5,000 for Emil iano Zapata's head, dead or alive. Some of these men Zapata shot;' still others he took prisoners; one, who became obstreperous, is reported to have been burned alive, and from others he cut the nose, or one ear, and sent them back to the federal government as warnings. On April 6, 1913, immediately fol lowing the arrest of Pascual Orozco, Sr., and the refusal of pardon by. the Zapatas. 10,000 men were ordered mobilized to move against the Zapata bandits. This army has been beaten and routed. The Zapatistas are as powerful as ever. The Zapata brothers and their mur derous band do not claim to be fight ing for a principle. They are fighting purely for loot and for the sake of satisfying their bloodthirsty instincts. They are likely to continue successful because Emiliano Zapata, after Por flrio Diaz, Is the shrewdest strategist and cleverest soldier Mexico ever produced. The following is a partial list of the crimes attributed to the Zapatas: Total destruction of twelve towns of more than 1,600 inhabitants. Confiscation of 410,000,000 in gov ernment ana private funds, jewelry. horses, cattle and salable goods from stores. Execution, by his own hand, of 20S men, mostly non-combatants. Participation In the massacre of about 1,200 peaceable citizens. Loot and partial destruction by fire of twenty-seven towns of from 400 to 7,000 inhabitants. Acceptance of $160,000 in bribes from the Madero government to lay a own ms arms on four separate occa sions, and failure to keep these prom ises. Destruction of about $7,000,000 worth of public buildings in towns captured by his men. Seizure of control of two states Morelos and Guerrero from the Ma dero government. Kidnaping of seventy-two girls of tne Detter class in towns captured from the federal troops. None of these girls have been seen since be ing captured. XJl 77 FOB COLDS, INFLUENZA, COUGHS, SORE THROAT Grip files to the bead causing head ache, hot flushed face, sore, tired and confused feeling, followed by aching bones, cough, sore throat, hoarseness, influenza and sleepless nights. To get the best results take Hum phreys' "Seventy-seven at once. If yon wait, until your bones begin to ache, until you begin to cough and wheeze, the Cold becomes settled and bangs on, it may take longer to break np. . , Two sizes, 25c and $1.00, at all druggists or mailed. Humphreys' Homeo. ' Medicine Co., ISt - William Street. Mew York. Adv. erate the same on any road or roadway. Sec. 7. No one shall carry children on bicycles under the age of 6 years. Sec. 8. All persons intending to enter a street car shall not leave the side walk until the car has arrived at the point where passengers are received. Where standards are erected, they shall enter the space behind the stand ards from ihe street crossing and not from the sidewalk. In all cases first looking both ways to see that the pas sage is clear. Sec. 9. All persons leaving street cars shall go directly from the street car to tho pavement on the right hand side of the streets in the direction the car is sroine. Where standards, are erected. they shall pass from the space, behind the standards to the street crossing and not to the sidewalk. Sec. 10. No person alighting from a street car shall pass in front of the car to the left hand side of the street until after the car has started and passed the crossing. Topeka Motorcycle Club. The Topeka Motorcycle club will hold its annual meeting for the elec tion of officers Friday, March 13. The Commercial club rooms have been en gaged for use at that time. Besides the election of officers there are a number of things which the motor ists will take up. For one thing they are dissatisfied with the present city ordinance whereby the license money for driv ers goes to private individuals In stead of to the city. W. W. Webb, one of the members of the city board of examiners of applicants for driv er's licenses, has promised to be pres ent and explain what the pop-pop men style "his side" of ihe case. - The motorcyclists also think there should be an investigation of the state's administration of the state law on the issuance of licenses to automo bile and motorcycle owners. A state auto license costs $5. Four dollars and twenty-five cents of this remains in the county in which the license is issued, and seventy-five cents is sent to the office of the secretary of state. Motorcycle licenses cost $2, out of which $1.60 remains in the county to be applied on road Improvements, as is the case with auto license money, and 60 cents is sent to the secretary of state.. 1 The money sent to the secretary of state is used in supplying license tags with number on them to the holders of the licenses, and the balance la for the administration of the law. The motorcyclists who think this arrangement should be investigated figure this way: License tags cost the state cents each, leaving 66 cents to pay the clerical work neces sary in the recording of the license and other information going with it. ana xor postage ana otner incidentals, in me case oi an automobile license, and 41 cents with motorcycle li cense. All told there were approxi mately 37,000 licenses issued last year, so they figure there a nroh. ably a sum of money somewhere be tween $20,000 and $25,000 left for the administration of the law, after the cosi oi tags naa been deducted. Four persons are employed In the office of the secretary of state regu larly to attend to the work Incidental to tne issuing and recording of 11 censes and of transfer of licenses. A very complete card index system Is nepi, ana auring tne rush season ad ditional help is emoloved. but the motorcycle people cannot figure out how it costs $20,000 or $26,000 a year mereiy to Keep a record of licenses is sued and to pay for postage stamps and for the shinment of th tom Without any first hand knowledge of me nraner, mey tnmK tne administra tion cost per license is too high and that there should be a surplus in the fund, and that if such is the case it should be applied where th other portion of the license money goes lor inner roaas. up to July 1, 191$, the money to be applied on county H. M. Guy, 604 Home street, pur chased a Krlt roadster this week from the Cole Motor Co., 20$ West surra street. - . . i jnuiuiisu way uu many or ids roads out of Topeka are in the finest of spring, auto dealers are hopeful Borrow money on your city proper ly, ine rraaenuu Trust Co. Aor. Best Family Laxative Beware of constipation. Use Dr. King's ew Line ruia ana seep well. Mrs. v;naries is. smitn, oi west Franklin. Me. calls them ''Our family laxative." Nothing ueiiCT ior aauns or agea. uet tnem toaay, 2Ee. All Druggists or by mall. H. E. Bueklea t Ce, PhlladtlnjUa or St. Louis. This is what the "Nohhy Tread" Tire practically is- Two wear-resfetiiig Tires in Oes The big, thick, tough rubber' "Nobs" that prevent skidding, are made on a big, thick, extra strong additional strip. Then this heavy strip is welded by hand and vulcanized on to an extra heavy, extra strong tire. You have got to wear out the big, thick, tough Nobs" of rubber before you even start to wear out the extra strong tire underneath. Then comes the great big difference in the tity and the quality of the rubber and of the ric that is used in "Nobby Treads.! An unusually large amount ot rubber and fabric is used in NoEby Treads," and , only the very toughest and the best rubber, ana' - . only the strongest, selected fabric Then don't forget this fact, especially rubber quality can differ and fabric quality can differ just as much as the quality of leather can differ. These are the reasons f or the hbtoiy malrln M Nobby Tread" anti-sldd Tire3 during the past four years, and based upon these mileage records we recently announced that 11 ram, 1 ' i I 17 are now sold under our regular warranty- perfect workmanship and material BUT any adjustments are on a basis of 1 Ynoi The unusual wear-resisting quality the quantity of rubber the quantity of fabric the method of construction all have been rigidly maintained in "Nobby Tread" anti skid tirec, -and maintained regardless of cost, and maintained regardless of price competition. "Nobby Tread" Tires are REAL anti-oldd tireo, and mile for mile, dollar for dollar, they are by far the moot economical tires. NOTE THIS: Dealer who mSL UNITED STATES TIRES aefl Um beat of yorrthins. a $:m iDVEimsE'itiT i:i ti:e state jooal want emeus m c.x3 c:3 gsuts.